Flower Database

Taisanboku

Basic information
Flower Name
Taisanboku
Formal Name
Magnolia grandiflora
Alias
泰山木, Southern magnolia, bull bay, Taisanboku
Habitat
North America
Morph
evergreen tall tree
Comment
Taisanboku, southern magnolia or bull bay (scientific name: Magnolia grandiflora) is native to North America and is an evergreen tall tree of the family Magnoliaceae. It is similar to white lotus, however larger white flowers are blooming in summer. There are fragrances in the flowers, and it is used as raw material for Magnolia perfume. The face side of the leaf is covered with a thick cuticle layer and has a shiny green color. The back of the leaf has dense hair and looks like a red-brown felt. There are similar species of flowers (Magnolia obovata) in similar flowers, leaf shape and leaf quality are clearly different.

Generic name: Taisanboku, Scientific name: Magnolia grandiflora, aka: Hakurenboku, Taisanboku, Southern magnolia, bull bay, Place of Origin: North America, Leaves : 15 to 20 cm, leaf shape: oblong ellipse, height: 10 to 30 m, petal number: 6, flowering period: May to July, flower color: pure white, flower diameter: 10 to 20 cm, fruit crust: red , Fruit season: September - October.
Detailed information
Order
Magnoliales
Family
Magnoliaceae
Genus
Magnolia
Species
M. grandiflora
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
six
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
park
Color
White
Season
May Jun Jul
Height
1000  ~ 3000  [cm]
Diameter
20  ~ 30